Bed Hold Update

posted Jul 21, 2011, 1:25 PM by Frank Baskin   [ updated Jul 21, 2011, 1:40 PM ]
The end of this MassHealth program is expected to be on August 4, 2011. If that date sticks no nursing home resident who leaves for a ... FOR MORE CLICK TITLE.... short hospital stay or for a brief family visit will have a guarantee that their bed will be safe and waiting for them on the return to their home. Nursing homes will have the choice of holding the bed while not receiving payment or giving up the bed to another individual. The landscape will be unclear for awhile. Efforts will continue to bring back this valuable program.